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The Alternatives edge

Experience the edge.

25+ years

Track record managing alternative investments

937

Clients in our alternative investment approaches

USD 32.1 B*

Alternatives assets managed firmwide

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Head of Alternatives Mark Sullivan explains how he’s preparing Wellington’s alternatives platform, more than 25 years in the making, for investors’ changing needs — leveraging proprietary research, global scale, and investments in talent and technology.

The alternatives edge

We help clients tap into a wide variety of return streams to pursue their return-seeking and risk-mitigation goals. How?

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Research

Research is a respected career path — not a stepping-stone — giving clients access to what we believe is the most experienced research team in the market.
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People

Our portfolio managers are highly specialized and performance-driven. And they stay with us, putting their savvy and skill to work for clients.

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Platform

We offer a range of alternative investments, from long/short equity and credit to global multi-strategy and private equity, as well as custom solutions.


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Scale

As one of the world’s largest independent investment managers, our scale and resources make us a preferred partner to our clients.


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Alternative investment research

Find the latest market insights and thought leadership from our alternative investment professionals.

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Platform

See the breadth of styles, sectors, and strategies in our alternative investment platform.

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Long/short equity strategies

Seek to limit volatility of equity exposure

  • Long/short equity
  • Long/short sector (e.g. financial services, health care, technology)
  • Multi-strategy
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Absolute Return Fixed Income Strategies

Seek to limit exposure to rate and credit cycles

  • Macro
  • Global relative value
  • Long/short credit
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Private Equity

Seek capital appreciation through investments in private late-stage growth companies in multiple sectors

Our investment universe includes:

  • Consumer
  • Technology
  • Health care
  • Financial services
  • Biotechnology

Private Equity >

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Multi-Asset Strategies
Target specific return and risk objectives
  • Alternative risk premia
  • Managed risk
  • Absolute return
  • Portable alpha

This is not an all-inclusive list of strategies that may be offered. Investments involve risks including possible loss of principal. This is not to be construed as investment advice or a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Please review important Investment Risks & Definitions.

Scale

We have a long history of leveraging our scale and resources to develop alternative investment strategies based on clients’ evolving needs.

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All figures as of 31 December 2021. *Please note that all alternatives assets are also included in the assets of the Equity, Fixed Income, and Multi-Asset asset-class categories.